Anup Chetia Handed Over to India

ULFA leader Anup Chetia was handed over by Bangladesh to India. Chetia, who was in Bangladesh since his arrest by the neighbouring country's police...

Illegal Trade of Indian Star Tortoises

The Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is a species of tortoise found in dry areas and scrub forest in India and Sri Lanka. This...

South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise

The Government of India will conduct the “South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise” (SAADMEx), 2015 from 23rd November to 26th November this year in...

Baglihar Power Project Inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated stage-II of 450 megawatt Baglihar Hydel Power Project raising its total installed power generation capacity to 900 megawatt. The stage-I...

Swachh Bharat Cess Imposed

According to government, Swachh Bharat Cess is not another tax but a step towards involving each and every citizen in making contribution to Swachh...

Current Affairs: Fisheries in India

The Government is in the process of revising National Policy on Marine Fisheries. A committee under the chairmanship of DG, ICAR is seeking the...

Committee Setup to Frame Education Policy

Ministry of Human Resource Development has undertaken an multi-stakeholder and multi-pronged consultation process for formulating the New Education Policy. The three-pronged consultation process included...

Meeting on Seasonal Influenza (H1N1)

The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri J P Nadda has issued necessary directions related to procurement, training, issuing of advisories and guidelines...

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while delivering Rashtriya Ekta Divas address in New Delhi on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel said...

Sanitation Survey Launched in Cities

Ministry of Urban Development has commissioned a survey of sanitation scenario in 75 major cities including 53 with a population of above 10 lakhs...

Civil Aviation Policy 2015 Released

National Civil Aviation Policy 2015 Vision: To create an eco-system to enable 30 crore domestic ticketing by 2022 and 50 crore by 2027. Similarly, international...

National Tribal Advisory Council Soon

Government has decided to set up a National Tribal Advisory Council for effecting monitoring and implementation of various tribal welfare schemes. This was announced...

Affordable Housing Projects Scheme Launched

Chattisgarh has become the first state to get central government’s approval for taking up affordable housing projects in urban areas under Prime Minister’s Awas...

HRIDAY Plans of 8 Cities Approved

Action Plans under Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) for eight missions cities have been approved at a total cost of Rs.431 cr. HRIDAY...

Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions

The Bureau of Police Training & Development (BPR&D), under the Ministry of Home Affairs, is the apex body at the national level to promote...

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi Amount Increased

To further ease access to financial assistance under Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN), the Government has decided to enhance the financial powers delegated to designated...

National Policy on Capital Goods 2015

India is currently the third largest economy of the world with respect to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) basis. India's...

Indian Police Institute Inaugurated

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute today. The Indian Police Foundation (IPF) and the Indian...

App of CPGRAMS Portal Launched

The Union Minister of State, PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh launched the Mobile Application for the...

New Guidelines for Foster Care Issued

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued Model Guidelines for Foster care. These guidelines have been developed through a consultative process...

Exchange of Blood Between Bloodbanks Allowed

As part of its government's commitment to ensure safe blood and enhanced access to blood products, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has...

Telecom Subscribers Touches 101cr Mark

According to TRAI, the telecom subscriber base has touched 101 crore (or 1,014.70 million) in August this year in the country, driven by growth...

World Day against Death Penalty Observed

Every year on October 10, people around the globe observe World Day Against the Death Penalty. The focus changes year by year, and this...

Phase 2 of Mission Indradhanush Launched

Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare has launched the second phase of project Mission Indradhanush. The second phase of...

National Sagarmala Apex Committee Meet

The first meeting of the National Sagarmala Apex Committee (NSAC) will be held on 5th October, 2015 in New Delhi. The meeting will be...

National Institutional Ranking Framework Launched

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has been approved by the MHRD and launched by Minister of Human Resource Development on 29th September, 2015. This...

Green Highways Policy Launched

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari launched the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification & Maintenance) Policy, 2015 in New...

Committee Constituted to Revisit IAS Exam Pattern

The Union Minister of State , PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh disclosed that as a follow-up to the decision taken by...

Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme

The Trust Fund for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under the Department of Empowerment of People with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,...

New Central Sector Scheme – Nai Manzil Launched

Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Union Minister for Minority Affairs launched a new Central Sector Scheme – Nai Manzil in Patna. The scheme “Nai Manzil” scheme...

TRAI Releases Consumers Protection Regulations

TRAI has been receiving several complaints from consumers regarding non-availability of information relating to the amount of data used during a data session. TRAI issued...

2015 Female Entrepreneurship Index

The Female Entrepreneurship Index – measures the development of high potential female entrepreneurship worldwide. Defined as “innovative, market expanding, and export oriented,” this gender specific...